Ardyce Volk

Ardyce Idell (Bundy) Volk, the daughter of Richard and Theresa “Tracy” (Smith) Bundy, was born May 8, 1954, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Rugby. She died at the age of 58 years on Monday, March 4, 2013, at Trinity Medical Center in Minot.

Ardyce was raised on the family farm home of her parents at Fillmore. While growing up she enjoyed the outdoors, a hobby that would last her lifetime, and working with her dad farming and milking cows. She graduated from Rugby High School in 1972.

On June 15, 1974, she was united in marriage to David Volk. They made their home in Rugby and welcomed their son, Troy Michael, on Feb. 27, 1976. Ardyce was employed with North Central Printing for 27 years, retiring from there in 2004. After her retirement, she loved and enjoyed taking care of her grandbabies, Harlie and Tucker, who were born to Troy and his wife, Deanna, on Nov. 27, 2006. Ardyce and the grandkids enjoyed playing checkers, reading and story hour, walks to the park, and most recently starting kindergarten. Her grandchildren were one of the most important aspects of her life. She also loved her pug, Rascal.

Ardyce enjoyed horseback riding, camping, playing bean bags, socializing and just being with family and friends. Whenever anyone needed help or advice, they knew they could go to her. She also enjoyed helping and working with Lee and Jeff Ekren, who were very dear to her heart. Ardyce touched so many people through her work and friendships.

Survivors include: her husband, David; son, Troy (Deanna), of Rugby; grandchildren, Harlie and Tucker Volk; mother, Tracy Bundy, of Rugby; brother, Reuel (Donna) Bundy, of Rugby; sisters, Bev (Duane) Paul, LaVon (Wayne) Schmaltz, all of Rugby, and Rachel (Neil) Bosley, of Casper, Wyo.; father-in-law, Casper Volk, of Rugby; David’s brothers, sisters and families; nieces, nephews; other relatives and many many friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Richard; and mother-in-law, Mavis Volk.

Funeral services: Will be held Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 11 a.m., in Bethany Lutheran Church in Rugby, with Pastor Dana Holter officiating..

Burial: In the spring in the Persilla Watts Cemetery, Rugby.

Visitation: Will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today, March 8, at Anderson Funeral Home in Rugby, and for one hour prior to the time of services at the church on Saturday.

There will be a time of prayer and sharing of memories beginning at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Arrangements with Anderson Funeral Home of Rugby.